Web Design Week 14

It is show and tell time this week for my web design classes. Teams will be presenting their group nonprofit sites that they have feverishly been working on the second half of the semester. The groups have made a tremendous effort to coordinate together even in a pandemic to build site that have meaning and… Continue reading Web Design Week 14

Web Design Week 7

This week my web design students learned about mobile first strategy and why it is important to start with the smallest screen device and work your way up to a desktop screen when designing a website. The class has the opportunity to create a mobile site this week as homework, so they explored the necessary… Continue reading Web Design Week 7

Career Center

Last week, I went to visit MSMC’s Career Center. to chat with their Director, Ellen Bourhis Nolan, to arranged a future visit by her to my technology classes. I look forward to having her sharing about the Career Center’s resources that are available for MSMC’s students. It is also equally important for undergraduates to know… Continue reading Career Center

Web Design Week 3

This week students will covering Chapter 2 and learning how to code html web templates. Students will be completing several exercises in class to learn the html5 semantics elements. Semantics means those elements that have meaning to a web designer or web developer. The four basic semantics are: header, nav for navigation, main, and footer.… Continue reading Web Design Week 3

Web Design Week 2

This week for my web design course students will start to learn the basic of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), which is the programming code that a computer’s internet web browser reads in order to display a websites. Students will hand code their first webpage using Notepad, which is a simple text editor and then… Continue reading Web Design Week 2

Web Design Week 1

This week, I will be teaching at a few more colleges, which includes Marist and MSMC along with SUNY Ulster. My website’s blog for the next 15 weeks will be focused on Web Design, because it is the main course I am teaching this semester. The textbooks I am using is Responsive Web Design with… Continue reading Web Design Week 1

Adjunct Orientation

Last night, I had the privilege of attending a fantastic orientation for Marist College’s adjunct professors. It was located in the new Hancock building on their Poughkeepsie campus. It was nice to meet and mingle with the deans, chairs and other teachers that represent each school at the college. It was great to be face-to-face… Continue reading Adjunct Orientation

GOD Rocks!

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus - Philippians 4:19. Now that August is here the count down is on until the fall semester starts. I am super busy setting up my 7 full time courses & 2 half semester courses for the rest… Continue reading GOD Rocks!

The 2nd Amendment

As an American citizen, each of us has the Constitutional right to bear arms as per the 2nd Amendment, but we also need to be responsible when using firearms. The news is continuing to report more shootings than ever before. The other stigma is that everyone who owns a gun is bad, which is definitely… Continue reading The 2nd Amendment

Adjunct Teaching Part 3

During the semester be sure to take attendance each class, know when midterm and final grades are due, and communicate with your students and their college advisors should you see any student start falling behind. Some colleges students have assigned mentors and the college may have specific notification form. Most importantly, do not share any… Continue reading Adjunct Teaching Part 3